Police Officer Henry Anthony Acuna

Police Officer Henry Anthony Acuna

Montebello Police Department, California

End of Watch Wednesday, October 6, 1971

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Henry Anthony Acuna

Officer Acuna was shot and killed when he responded to a robbery in progress at a liquor store at Beverly Blvd. and Via Vista.

The suspect was apprehended a year later. He was convicted of first degree murder and sentenced to life without the possibility of parole on July 26, 1973.

Bio

  • Age 31
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Tuesday, October 5, 1971
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Sentenced to life

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Officer Acuna,
On today, the 50th anniversary of your your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Montebello. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

R.I.P.
USBP

Anonymous
United States Border Patrol

October 6, 2021

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